Experimenting with mixed media

BELONGING / mixed media on wood / 8″ x 10″ / $175 / Contact Bernadette by email or call 250.715.5087

SNOW CAPS / 8″ x 10″ / mixed media on canvas board framed / $175 / Contact Bernadette by email or call 250.715.5087

PRAIRIE SKY / 8″ x 10″ mixed media on wood / $175 / Contact Bernadette by email or call 250.715.5087












I tried my hand at plaster relief and was able to put some fun textures into my work. 

These little originals are wired and ready to hang!  


Painting Buddha Sculptures

I have started to paint on cement sculptures.  I was able to acquire several Buddha sculptures from an importer who had them slightly damaged in transit.  With the help of plaster and primer, I am able to get them to become a unique canvas for my work.  The process and the results are amazing for me.  I welcome commissions in this format! If you have any ideas, I would love to hear about them. 



You can find my art in various places in BC and Alberta and I am always looking for more places, so if you are a store or gallery owner and would like to carry my work, please contact me at hummingbirdstudio@shaw.ca

Vancouver Island, BC

Merridale Cidery – Cobble Hill / currently featuring my originals in their bistro

Wild Woman Medicine Show – Nanaimo / prints and cards are available here

Island Inspirations – Cowichan Bay / originals, prints and cards

Wishes – Duncan / painted stones and cards


Galleria Inglewood – Calgary / prints, cards, canvas prints are available here

Okotoks Country Florist – Okotoks / prints and cards


Mural Art at the BC Children’s Hospital

I am so proud to have my art used for murals in the new tech acute care centre at the BC Children’s Hospital.  The process involved was long and complicated, but I am very pleased with the final results!

Last year I was chosen to provide healing art for the processing/sedation room murals.  I was sent the blue-prints for the room and the measurements were in millimetres.  Needless to say, there was a lot of math involved before the paintbrush hit the canvas. I was required to create paintings that were 1/4 scale the size of the walls and the ceiling.  Once the paintings were complete, they were digitally captured and blown up to the required sizes and transferred to vinyl, at which point the vinyl was installed on the walls and ceilings.   In October, the artists were invited to view their work.  When I walked into the room, I was completely surrounded by my art.  It was a thrill.  But what is even more thrilling for me is how my work is being used to help calm and heal the children that will unfortunately be visiting the room.  As a former kindergarten teacher, I wanted to make sure that there were distracting things for the children to look at.  The ceiling is dreamy and calm.  The main wall depicts a sailboat that is intended to represent the child, and all the things in the painting are moving toward the sailboat, representing the nurses, doctors and parents, all simultaneously working to help the child feel better.



2018 Calendars are here! 

Please click on the image for more info and to order online.




I am happy  to be offering something special for the  season this year.

Please visit my online store to purchase my greeting cards.  Just click on an image for more information.






Find Me at the Kris Kringle Show in Nanaimo 2017

I am very excited to be a part of the Kris Kringle Craft Market this year.

I will have originals, prints, new greeting cards, calendars, books and magnets.


Beban Park in Nanaimo

Thursday Nov. 16 Noon – 9pm

Friday Nov. 17 10am – 9pm

Saturday Nov. 18 10am – 6pm

Sunday Nov. 19 10am – 5pm

New Works!

I continue to create peaceful images as a way to soothe my soul.  My paintings bring a balance to this life that can be so overwhelming with negativity sometimes.  If you would like to know more about any of my new paintings, please contact me and I would love to tell you more.  I would also love to hear your thoughts!

EN ROUTE 24″ x 30″ acrylic on canvas $2200 -recognizing and accepting life’s ups and downs- Contact Bernadette by email or call 250.715.5087

SILENT 12″ x 24″ acrylic on canvas $700 Contact Bernadette by email or call 250.715.5087

FROM SEA TO SEA TO SEA 12″ x 36″ acrylic on canvas -celebrating Canada’s unique and beautiful landscapes from coast to coast- Contact Bernadette by email or call 250.715.5087

SUNSHOWER 18″ x 36″ acrylic on canvas -opposites attract- Contact Bernadette by email or call 250.715.5087


Commission work for schools

I had the honor of helping Patricia Heights Elementary school celebrate their 50th anniversary this year by painting their school logo.  This is me delivering the painting in February.


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